Careers

Howard Area Community Center is always seeking dedicated and compassionate people who want to help Rogers Park community members build better futures.

Employee benefits may include the following:

  • Generous paid time off
  • Twelve paid holidays
  • Extended medical bank
  • Health insurance (HMO and PPO)
  • Dental insurance (HMO and PPO)
  • Vision insurance (HMO and PPO)
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • 403(b) retirement account
  • Family and medical leave

Equal Opportunity Statement

Howard Area Community Center (HACC) is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of HACC to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, ethnic origin, religion, gender, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, arrest record, or any other legally protected status.

Program/Department: Finance
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Full Time
Salary: available upon request

Brief Description:

This position acts as a hands-on leader in the organization. The Finance Manager will manage the day to day finance operations for the organization, including maintaining the general ledger, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, reporting, and grants administration. The Finance Manager will ensure that the organization has the systems, procedures, and controls in place to support effective program implementation and ensure a clean audit.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (MSA or CPA preferred) with five or more years of nonprofit accounting and finance experience required.
  • Experience must include the following: familiarity with government contracts and regulations, accounts receivable and billing processes for government funded entities, monthly closing and financial reporting; familiarity with nonprofit accounting and nonprofit accounting software; and knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Experience managing, coaching, and training staff.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others.

How to apply:

Please email Cover Letter and Resume to Kandis Cossom at kcossom@howardarea.org, you can also visit Idealist https://www.idealist.org for full job description.

Program/Department: Early Childhood – Family Center
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Full Time/40 hours a week
Salary: available upon request

Brief Description:

NAEYC accredited center in Rogers Park is seeking an Infant/Toddler Teacher to facilitate and teach groups of infants, toddlers, and two-year-old children in an early childhood classroom designed for the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of children. This is a full time, full year position with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Appropriately facilitated individual and group care and early learning experiences in infant, toddler and twos classrooms;
  • Experience implementing a developmentally appropriate classroom environment to meet children’s social-emotional, cognitive, physical and individual needs within a model of continuity of care;
  • Experience developing and maintaining a respectful relationship with families and co-workers to ensure the optimal overall functioning of the classroom;
  • Candidates must have successfully earned a minimum of 30 college level credit hours; a minimum of 15 of those hours must be in ECE specific coursework.  An AA in ECE is preferred.
  • Candidates must hold or be eligible for a Gateways Early Childhood and Infant Toddler Credential.

How to apply:

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and transcripts to adekker@howardarea.org

Program/Department: Early Childhood – Family Center
Full Time or Part Time/Hours per week: Full Time/40 hours a week
Salary: available upon request

Brief Description:

NAEYC accredited center in Rogers Park is seeking a Preschool Teacher to facilitate and teach groups of 3-5 year old children in an early childhood classroom designed for the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of children. This is a full time, full year position with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance.

Mandatory Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Experience facilitating individual and group care and early learning experiences in mixed-aged (3s, 4s and 5s) preschool classroom;
  • Experience implementing a developmentally appropriate classroom environment to meet children’s social-emotional, cognitive, physical, and individual needs within a model of continuity of care;
  • Experience developing and maintaining a respectful relationship with families and co-workers to ensure the optimal overall functioning of the classroom;
  • Candidates must have successfully earned a minimum of 60 college-level credit hours; a minimum of 15 of those hours must be in ECE specific coursework. An AA in ECE is preferred.
  • Candidates must hold or be eligible for a Gateways Early Childhood Credential.

How to apply:

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and transcripts to tmonroe@howardarea.org.